From The Archives: Big Bad Johns – I Will Be Good Album Review (1999)

Slick swing /rockabilly action coupled with a feisty punk attitude - the Big Bad Johns are indeed the real mccoy. Let me tell you why this album was one of the releases of late ’98. If Bill Haley was the cat who gave rock n roll the green light, then the Big Bad Johns fittingly … Continue reading From The Archives: Big Bad Johns – I Will Be Good Album Review (1999)

From The Archives: Nikki Sudden and Red Brocade

Nikki Sudden creates enchanting rock ‘n’ roll. From the late 70’s excess of the Swell Maps, to the Jacobites and his own distinguished solo career, Sudden’s music remains vital, charming the listener with a rich kaleidoscope of sounds. From Stones-like swagger to acoustic songs drenched in raw emotion, Sudden is indeed a breed apart. This … Continue reading From The Archives: Nikki Sudden and Red Brocade

Rockbrat Remembers: KEVIN JUNIOR December 26, 1969 – January 16, 2016

I only recently heard about the sad passing in January this year of Ohio’s Kevin Junior (real name Kevin Bain Gerber). According to Billboard magazine, singer-songwriter Kevin Junior—who spent his most prolific and fruitful years in Chicago—died at age 46. The story says "the cause of death is not clear," but as Gossip Wolf reported … Continue reading Rockbrat Remembers: KEVIN JUNIOR December 26, 1969 – January 16, 2016

What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? KEVIN K and the KOOL KATS – ALLIES CD (2013)

We are indeed – blessed. 2013, and the great Kevin K is still releasing original, new rock n roll of the highest quality.  If you are a young’un reading this, dissatisfied by inferior, bland bands from your own peer group – Kevin K rock n roll is what you are looking for. Kevin’s music has … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? KEVIN K and the KOOL KATS – ALLIES CD (2013)

Rockbrat News Flash: RICK BLAZE Tribute Podcast Download

Rick Blaze passed away on the evening on August 9, 2011. He was 52 years of age. Rick Blaze had been active on the East Coast scene, in particular the NYC and Massachusetts club scenes since the late 70s. Rick played in several bands throughout his career, but his most prominent outfit was The Ballbusters. To … Continue reading Rockbrat News Flash: RICK BLAZE Tribute Podcast Download

Rockbrat Introduces You To: Cathy Peters

Many of you will know that in a former life, Rockbrat and Cowboy Col ran Vicious Kitten Records - the coolest label for all folks wanting the best underground rock n roll around. Vicious Kitten released two albums with a band from Worcester, Mass called The Ballbusters, (also known as Rick Blaze & The Ballbusters). The albums were … Continue reading Rockbrat Introduces You To: Cathy Peters

Guess What The Rockbrat Found On eBay ? Rock n Roll War – A Vicious Kitten Compilation

22.95 US...GREAT Price for a GREAT ALBUM! VARIOUS: Rock 'n' Roll War (MINT/OOP/OZ/24 TRACKS) Issued in Australia by Vicious Kitten Records in 2000. Prefix and catalog number are VK008. Complete title as follows, VARIOUS ARTISTS 'Rock 'n' Roll War - A Compilation of International Rock Action'. Track listing: THE DICTATORS - "Who Will Save Rock … Continue reading Guess What The Rockbrat Found On eBay ? Rock n Roll War – A Vicious Kitten Compilation